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The HomeWork: July 7, 2021

Welcome to the July 7, 2021 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative… Read More

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The High Cost of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)

A new study from the UC Berkeley Terner Center for Housing Innovation tackles a thorny question in housing policy: how does the Low Income Housing… Read More

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California YIMBY Statement on Passage of AB 1401 

Bill by Asm. Laura Friedman Eliminates Costly Parking Mandate “Affordable Housing for People, Not Expensive Parking for Cars” Today… Read More

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The HomeWork: May 28, 2021

Welcome to the May 28, 2021 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative… Read More

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The Limits of Inclusionary Zoning

A new paper by Cassola (2021) examines the costs and consequences of inclusionary zoning policies across the globe. Does requiring a portion of new private,… Read More

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New Market-Rate Housing — It Lowers the Rent

The W.E. Upjohn Institute is back with a paper studying the impacts of new market-rate housing development on local rents in low-income neighborhoods. Long-time readers… Read More

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“I prefer housing that I could afford more than a place to park”

At a regular meeting of the Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission this week, Santa Rosa Vice Mayor Victoria Fleming offered powerful testimony in support of… Read More

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Black Housing Heroes: Tunua Thrash-Ntuk

My work in housing goes all the way back to riding the bus from South Central Los Angeles to the Westside of LA as… Read More

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Transit Blues in the Golden State: How the Housing Crisis Hurts Transit Ridership

A new research brief from UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies finds more compelling evidence linking land use and transportation equity by unpacking… Read More

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The Need for More Renters in our Representers

It’s no secret that homeowners are dramatically overrepresented at all levels of elected government, with profound consequences for political culture and public policy. A… Read More

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The HomeWork: April 27, 2021

Welcome to the April 27, 2021 Main edition of The HomeWork, the official newsletter of California YIMBY — legislative… Read More

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